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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Oceanography and Hydrology Questions

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Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by cno243
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Water stored within the earth below the water table
  1. runoff
  2. watershed
  3. groundwater
  4. floodplain
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
The diagram below represents processes in the water cycle.
Water Cycles
Which letters below correctly identify precipitation and evaporation as shown on the diagram?
  1. D is precipitation and H is evaporation
  2. C is precipitation and K is evaporation
  3. B is precipitation and I is evaporation
  4. G is precipitation and E is evaporation
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Concentration of dissolved salts in water
  1. salinity
  2. turbidity
  3. permeability
  4. conductivity
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Low-lying land next to a river
  1. runoff
  2. watershed
  3. groundwater
  4. floodplain
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by CaryBloomquist
Where is most of Earth's water located?
  1. in glaciers
  2. in the oceans
  3. in streams and rivers
  4. in the atmosphere
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Area of land that drains to a given body of water
  1. runoff
  2. watershed
  3. groundwater
  4. floodplain
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Which process is seafloor spreading most closely associated with?
  1. erosion
  2. volcanism
  3. subduction
  4. metamorphism
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Which force is the driving mechanism of ocean tides?
  1. normal force
  2. frictional force
  3. magnetic force
  4. gravitational force
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Structure that impounds water or controls river flow
  1. dam
  2. aquifer
  3. reservoir
  4. water table
Grade 9 :: Oceanography and Hydrology by LBeth
Permeable rock where groundwater is contained or flows
  1. dam
  2. aquifer
  3. reservoir
  4. water table
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